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Joe Fay is content director, events at Situation Publishing. He has been covering technology and business for over 20 years, and edited publications in London and San Francisco.
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IBM clears way for Red Hat buy by offloading unwanted software lines…

IBM has further cleared the decks ahead of its takeover of Red Hat this week, by completing the offloading of another tranche of its software estate to...
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Google aims to standardise robots.txt, 25 years on

Google has declared it is open sourcing its robots.txt parser software, in parallel with an effort to standardise robots.txt, the venerable protocol that allows website owners to...
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Istio fixes Envoy crashing flaw with trio of updates

Istio disclosed a flaw in its JWT authentication filter on Friday that could crash the Envoy proxy it uses, prompting a trio of updates for the service...
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Brussels gives Big Blue green light for Red Hat buy

IBM’s borging of Red Hat is a virtual cert, after the European Union gave its blessing to the $34bn deal, and asserted it would “help facilitate a...
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GitLab hauls in engineers, targets new features at designers

GitLab will more than double its engineering head count this year as its expands its DevOps platform into security and beyond. The company plans...
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Azure opens up DevOps Pipelines to Auditing…

Microsoft has given curious managers greater insight into who is doing what in their Pipelines, with a public preview of Auditing for Azure DevOps.
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Pivotal rolls out Spinnaker, fires up custom sidecars in Cloud Foundry v2.6

Pivotal has announced general availability of Cloud Foundry v2.6, highlighting a quartet of features, one of which is still in beta, while two of them have yet...
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Sumo Logic piggybacks on Amazon Guard Duty for security benchmark service

Sumo Logic has rolled out a security benchmark service based on threat data aggregated from all its customers, and is working on how to apply the approach...

Platform9 rolls out Kubernetes Managed Apps

Platform9 opened the doors on a trio of Kubernetes Managed Apps which it says will help customers answer the “now what?” question that inevitably comes once they...
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What’s the point: IntelliJ pulls out aging plugins, AWS revs up C5, GitHub...

JetBrains is deprecating a load of plugins for IntelliJ IDEA, after coming to the conclusion that while people were using them, they were no longer being actively...